Details of a progressive proposal to give athletes at least one vote on the Executive Board, and the right of veto over decisions that directly impact them, were revealed at an International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) “think tank” meeting in Tashkent in Uzbekistan.
Ursula Papandrea, who until April is the first female leader of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), says she will stand in next year's IWF elections.
Tamás Aján has told an interviewer in Hungary that the German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting has "completely ruined my life and 50 years of my work".
New evidence of manipulated doping samples has been released by the makers of a German television documentary about alleged corruption in weightlifting.
Eileen Cikamatana, the 20-year-old who has quickly established herself as one of the most exciting young talents in weightlifting, broke three junior world records on Thursday as her junior career came to a close.
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) made the right moves as far as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is concerned when its Executive Board backed a tough stance against doping in Lausanne tonight.
The strength of Tamás Aján's leadership of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) will be tested in Lausanne tomorrow, at a meeting that could have a profound effect on the sport's future.
A teenage Thai weightlifter has forfeited her gold medal from the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires last year.
Final entries for the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships later this month have broken all previous records - thanks in part to the presence of Iranian female lifters for the first time.